Financial Planning Week

FP Canada™ and the Institut québécois de planification financière (IQPF) launched Financial Planning Week in 2009. Part of Financial Literacy Month (November), this national event, which takes place annually, is an opportunity to raise awareness about the benefits of financial planning and celebrate the profession.

Financial Planning Week 2022 takes place November 20-26, 2022.

The FP Canada Financial Planning Conference

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During Financial Planning Week, FP Canada hosts its Financial Planning Conference, providing members of the profession with the opportunity to network, learn, and share ideas. In 2021, nearly 2,000 professionals came together for FP Canada’s Financial Planning Conference.

The 2022 Financial Planning Conference takes place virtually from November 22-24, 2022.

What Past Participants Say…

“Relevant, insightful, practical, valuable… all things I look for in a conference”

“I am so pleased with my decision to attend. The virtual conference has been great. I hope going forward there is always a virtual option.”  

About FP Canada

FP Canada is a professional body that works in the public interest. It is dedicated to championing better financial wellness for all Canadians by leading the advancement of professional financial planning in Canada. FP Canada is committed to IMAGINE 2030: a vision for the future in which all Canadians have access to professional financial planning that supports their diverse needs.

FP Canada offers two professional financial planning certifications: CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® certification and QUALIFIED ASSOCIATE FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification.



QUALIFIED ASSOCIATE FINANCIAL PLANNER certification is a great way to start your career in financial planning. QAFP professionals have demonstrated the knowledge, skills, experience, and ethics to understand their clients’ everyday financial planning needs and provide holistic financial advice for Canadians that fits their diverse lives and supports their goals. This certification can also be a stepping stone to CFP certification.

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CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER certification is the world’s most recognized financial planning designation and is considered the ‘gold standard’ for the profession. CFP professionals have demonstrated the knowledge, skills, experience, and ethics to examine their clients’ entire financial picture, at the highest level of complexity required of the profession.